DELPHI: A History of the Center of the Ancient World
In this work Scott covers the history and nature of Delphi, from the literary and archaeological evidence surrounding the site, to its rise as a center for worship, to the appeal of the oracle despite her cryptic prophecies. He describes how Delphi became a contested sacred site for Greeks and Romans and a storehouse for the treasures of rival city-states and foreign kings. Photos.
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Item #: 1948709